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Cataract Center
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316 Eisenhower Parkway
Suite 202
Livingston, NJ 07039

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We provide quality glaucoma and cataract care with compassion

The Glaucoma & Cataract Center of New Jersey is the premier glaucoma and cataract practice in New Jersey. It was founded by Dr. Amir Cohen MD, MBA with the mission of providing individualized medical and surgical treatment plans to maximize the vision of patients suffering from glaucoma or cataracts.
Dr. Cohen has performed over 8,000 surgeries and specializes in complex and combined cataract and glaucoma surgery, as well as other treatments. He is committed to preserving the vision of patients suffering from cataracts, at risk of developing glaucoma (glaucoma suspect) or requiring glaucoma medical therapy, glaucoma laser treatment or glaucoma surgery.


Board certified glaucoma and cataract specialist

Dr. Cohen is a board certified ophthalmologist. He is Yale fellowship-trained in advanced glaucoma and cataract surgeries. He also spent over a decade as a professor of ophthalmology at Rutgers University.


Cutting edge glaucoma and cataract diagnostics and treatments

Dr. Cohen is a thought leader in his field, consults for diagnostic, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, holds medical patents, performs research and conducts medical trials.


Extensive experience with complex presentations and surgeries

Dr. Cohen has performed over eight thousand surgeries, including complex combined glaucoma and cataract surgeries. He has successfully treated many advanced stage and monocular patients.


Focus on quality patient care and outcome

Dr. Cohen serves as medical director of the Livingston Surgery Center at Barnabas Health and deeply cares about patient safety and outcome.


State of the art facility and equipment

In 2023 we completed a full renovation of an expanded and conveniently located Livingston, NJ facility.

Meet the doctor

Dr. Cohen has performed over 8,000 surgeries and specializes in complex and combined cataract and glaucoma surgery, as well as other treatments.

Patient testimonials

Genuine Care at Glaucoma & Cataract Center of New Jersey

Discover the compassionate care at Glaucoma & Cataract Center of New Jersey. Our dedicated team goes above and beyond, providing personalized attention to patients with glaucoma and cataracts. Experience our expertise and commitment to quality care. Book your appointment today and see why our patients choose us.

  • Dr. Cohen is the most thoughtful and respectful doctor I have ever met. He is treating my eye related problems and has given great advice about relevant management. He also surgically treated my husband's cataracts, and my husband is also very satisfied with the care and service Dr. Cohen offers. I would recommend Dr. Cohen to everyone seeking an opthalmologist.

    Yasmin Tahir Avatar Yasmin Tahir
    June 7, 2020

    Dr Cohen did surgery on my mother’s eyes 6 years ago and he saved her eyes. I took her back three weeks ago because she was having problem with her left eye and her eye doctor sent her to Dr Cohen. This doctor bedside manners are the best I have seen. He has a way of calming you down. He takes time to talk to the patient and explain everything. I thank God for him. My mother said “I wish I could take him home with me”.

    Felicity Amponsah Avatar Felicity Amponsah
    June 7, 2021
  • I was referred to Dr Cohen.by my ophthalmologist for my glaucoma and cataract. I had post shingle nerve pain in that eye and was very concerned about the surgery. My cataract was also quite dense and I was afraid but it turned out very well. Dr. Cohen performed the Ahmed valve surgery first and it was a complete success. I had to call him at home the day after as I had questions, and he was so nice and explained everything to me. In the past I had a doctor chastise me for calling his service on a weekend. Not Dr. Cohen; he is a true professional who cares about his patients. His staff has always been polite, as well. I highly recommend Dr. Cohen for his skill and compassion.

    Lisa Wood Avatar Lisa Wood
    June 7, 2022

    Dr. Cohen personifies state of the art health care. He is a caring, thoughtful and compassionate doctor, and his medical skills are outstanding. Dr. Cohen explains everything and includes me in decisions. He truly epitomizes the value of doctor-patient relationships. Thank you, Dr. Cohen for your excellent care. I would recommend you to anyone

    Joanne Williams Avatar Joanne Williams
    January 7, 2023
  • El Doctor Cohen ayudo a mi abuelita con el problema de sus ojos. Ella tenia Glucoma. El es un buen doctor. El es un buen cirujano de los ojos. El se precupa mucho de sus pacientes.

    Rocio Vinas Avatar Rocio Vinas
    January 7, 2023

    Being a professional artist I have always been careful of my eyes and hands. I was scared to death when I started to develop cataracts. I now see better than I did when younger. Dr. Cohen and his staff were wonderful through the whole process. Don't be afraid of the surgery if you need it. You're in good hands.

    David Cellitti Avatar David Cellitti
    June 7, 2020
  • Dr. Cohen is the most skilled and proficient eye doctor....he treats his patients with high integrity. He is keen to provide his patients with the best advise based on their condition. He owns his patients problems and provides the best solution on the right time...I Strongly recommend Dr. Cohen..He is a doctor who you can really trust

    Amgad Nassif Avatar Amgad Nassif
    June 7, 2020

    After many years of trying to get my glaucoma under control, I was referred to Dr Cohen and I am so very grateful for that recommendation. Dr. Cohen’s skills and knowledge are not what set him apart from some of the other eye specialists I have seen, it is his passion and commitment to helping his patients save their vision. He is honest, caring and you truly feel the partnership with him as you talk through options, goals and next steps. His staff is equally as caring and you never feel like just a number. That culture flows down from the doctor who respects his staff and in turn, the patient. If you are looking for a team that will be a partner in the care of your eyes, Glaucoma Care Center of New Jersey should be your only call.

    debra marchese Avatar debra marchese
    June 7, 2021

State of the art facility

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Our newly built, state-of-the-art facility was designed with your comfort and well-being in mind. Equipped with the latest technology and a modern, inviting atmosphere, our facility sets the stage for an exceptional patient experience. Schedule an appointment and discover the cutting-edge advancements and personalized care that await you at Glaucoma & Cataract Center of New Jersey.


Are you looking to learn more about glaucoma or cataracts?  Here are answers to some of the questions that patients frequently ask at the Glaucoma & Cataract Center of New Jersey.  Content is provided for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  


What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a condition where the nerve that sends images from the eye to the brain is damaged. It is usually caused by high eye pressure and can lead to vision loss. Glaucoma is sometimes referred to as the “silent thief” because it can gradually steal a person’s vision without pain or symptoms.

Fortunately, we can test for glaucoma in our Livingston, NJ office.  With regular eye exams, early detection, and proper medical care, you can preserve your sight and prevent vision loss. 


What is a cataract?

A cataract is the clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye.  Individuals with cataracts complain of blurred or decreased vision.